Men and monsters is the second EP from Balthasar, taking its inspirational sources in British horror stories from the 19th century. Mainly centered on Progressive Metal acts, their music takes you through the different stories all along the 32 minutes of the effort. Balthasar is : Lyrics: Jeremy Parker, with some help from Adam McNeill and Niall Temple Composition: Jeremy Parker, Adam McNeill and Niall Temple, with some help from Felicity Parker, Rob Lee and Tim Watson All Guitars: Adam McNeill... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: open metal, progressive metal
The Temple is a concept EP by two musicians who crossed their paths on The Obliteration forum, X_Dias and Megaptere. Influenced by many extreme genres, Sanctuarii's music reaches a rare emotional intensity. Driving you through the corridors of the Temple, these five tracks will enchant you, punch you in the face, torture you, and loose you into its moving shapes. Enter the temple. But beware, once inside, there's no exit. Credits: Lyrics and vocals by Antonio "X_Dias" Dias Guitars and... Topics: open metal, progressive metal, death metal, black metal, metal
Penrose Paradox is an instrumental Prog/Post metal project embarking you on sonic odysseys. Inspired by video games, science fiction, the vastness of space and the illusion of time, Penrose Paradox encompasses cinematic and ambient elements along with driving rhythms to create mind bending soundscapes and spiraling compositions. Prepare yourself for a relaxing, yet dynamic and energetic moment, full of colors and shades. All music by Penrose Paradox Cover Art: “RC Invaders” Luke Mitchell... Topics: progressive, post, metal, ambient
Take a journey into that dark world. Breathe its strange air and look at its landscapes. This land demands your soul. Give it away. Just for one day. This short album is a parallel approach to extreme music, exploring the possibilities of emotion creation and expression through melodies and rhythms. All music by Benjamin 'Megaptere' Soubeille. Mixed and mastered by Megaptere. Released under Creative Commons BY NC SA license. Artwork by Eduardo Hideki Topics: open metal, progressive metal, death metal, metal
Science and Satan is a sequel to Balthasar's previous EP, Men And Monsters. Keeping their classic horror and fiction literature inspiration, they theatrically unfold the new adventures in a more refined manner. New inspirations have been added to such as William Hope Hodgson and John Wyndham. Dracula pt2. and The Chrysalids written by Jeremy Parker and Balthasar The Ghost Pirates and The Time Machine written by Niall Temple and Balthasar Topic: progressive,horror,metal
This album is another take on describing scenes that mix up reality and imagination. A slice of the author's life, painted colourfully. Slower and way more atmospheric than the previous record, it marks a desire to explore in every direction. Never expect something from Megaptere. It will come to you, renewed and full of discoveries, for a journey through imagination. Topics: metal, progressive, ambient, chilling
Born from the abyss, Hollow Blackness spreads it's evil sounds from the loudspeakers into the listeners mind; Absorbing energy from classical and progressive music,it combines it into a volatile psychotropic substance. Prepare for a synaesthetic trip into this very personal hollow universe. Inspired by extreme metal masters Mirrorthrone, Unholy Matrimony, Septicflesh, Beyond Creation, Cryptomnesia, and classical composers like Vivaldi, Tchaikovski and Mozart, Principles Of Naraku is a piece of...